Norovirus Outbreaks on the Increase in North Carolina
Outbreaks of norovirus are on the rise in North Carolina and this Food Safety Infosheet offers steps to take to avoid spreading the virus.
- Norovirus outbreaks are on the increase North Carolina.
- Infected people can shed large amounts of norovirus in their vomit and diarrhea.
- Norovirus can persist on common kitchen surfaces for up to 6 weeks.
- Most hand sanitizers are not effective at reducing norovirus from hands.
Article first appeared on foodsafetyinfosheets.org.